Electric Vehicles

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    It’s Free, It’s Free!

    Lackluster sales of electric vehicles are pushing at least one city to add yet another incentive to get people to buy them. The new idea is to give dealerships incentives so their sales people will push the vehicles. In this story, we learn that Salt Lake City is…
    Donna Martinez, March 8, 2018
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    Those dirty electric cars

    National Review Online picks up on a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research concluding that some electric vehicles cause more pollution than their gas-burning counterparts. The study looked at the fuel used to produce the electricity, and concluded that in the northeast and midwest, which rely…
    Rick Henderson, July 7, 2015
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    More Green Car Woes

    It’s not every day that I get to blog about something I read in Car and Driver, but there’s a great article today about A123, a major manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles.  They’ve filed for bankruptcy after 14 straight quarters of losses, and…
    Julie Tisdale, October 17, 2012